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Benedictine Congregation of Brazil (O.S.B.)

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Also known as: Congrégation bénédictine brésilienne (français) / Congregazione Benedettina del Brasile (Italiano) / Congregação de São Bento do Brasil (Português) / Congregatio Brasiliensis (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Confederation: Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict (Benedictines)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 7 houses, 184 members (78 priests) (2017)

Address: Mosteiro de São Bento, C.P. 138, 40015-970 Salvador, BA, Brazil

Phone: (071) 2106-5200

Website: Link

History

Churches


Superiors

President:BrazilAbbot Filipe da Silva, O.S.B. (56)Abbot Filipe da Silva, O.S.B. (56) (2017.05.17 – ...)
President:BrazilAbbot Emanuel d’Able do Amaral, O.S.B. (2002.05.01 – 2017.05.17)

Living Bishops (1 Archbishop, 1 Bishop)

BrazilArchbishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (71)Archbishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (71), Metropolitan Archbishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil)

BrazilBishop Gregório Paixão Neto, O.S.B. (56)Bishop Gregório Paixão Neto, O.S.B. (56), Bishop of Petrópolis (Brazil)


Deceased Bishops (4 Bishops)

2011: BrazilBishop Clemente José Carlos de Gouvea Isnard, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

2008: BrazilBishop Cândido Rubens Padín, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Bauru (Brazil)

1932: BrazilBishop Geraldo Van Caloen, O.S.B., Abbot nullius emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

1876: BrazilBishop Luiz da Conceição Saraiva, O.S.B., Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil)

Other Former Prelates (4)

>2003: BrazilAbbot José Palmeiro Mendes, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

1992: BrazilAbbot Inácio Barbosa Accioly, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

1969: BrazilAbbot Martinho Michler, O.S.B., Abbot Ordinary of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

1930: BrazilAbbot Pedro Eggerath, O.S.B., Abbot nullius emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


as of 2019.04.22

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